Tuesday 31 August 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jose Manuel Reina and Pepe Reina.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Abracadabra by The Steve Miller Band.
In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits.
The Beastmaster, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Different Seasons by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Filthy Rich.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Choplifter or Getaway!.
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Which were the important events of 31 August 1982 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Jose Manuel Reina: Spanish footballer.
- Pepe Reina: Soccer Player.
- Ian Crocker: American swimmer.
- Chris Duhon: American basketball player.
- Lien Huyghebaert: Belgian sprinter.
- Christopher Katongo: Zambian footballer
- Josh Kroeger: American baseball player
- Alexei Mikhnov: Ukrainian-born Russian ice hockey player
- Michele Rugolo: Italian race car driver
- G Wilson: American journalist and author
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me
- Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better
- Melissa Manchester - You Should Hear How She Talks About You
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- Go-Go's - Vacation
- Crosby, Stills & Nash - Wasted On The Way
- Paul McCartney - Take It Away
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